New Year’s news roundup

January 2, 2008 by Emsi Burning Glass

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Here’s a sampling of workforce, education, and economic development news from the holidays:

  • Dept. of Labor / Employment and Training Administration plans to examine the net impact of WIA Title I programs (link)

  • “Bio-science” gains a foothold in Ohio (link)

  • Large workforce gap looms in North Carolina (link)

  • Oklahoma releases Employer Survey Report (link)

  • Are economic impact studies good for the arts? (A pro and con view)

  • Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation releases national and state-specific economic impact studies of hunting and angling (link)

  • Boston College releases Phase II of The National Study of Business Strategy and Workforce Development, focusing on the employers’ awareness and response to the challenge of an aging workforce (link)